Baofriend, a new Asian cuisine hot spot in the UAE

Baofriend, a new Asian cuisine hot spot in the UAE

UAE-based F&B firm Restaurant Secrets Inc. has announced the opening of its latest restaurant serving bao and Asian-fusion cuisine, Baofriend in Dubai Digital Park.

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ENVI Lodges partners with Afyaa Group

ENVI Lodges partners with Afyaa Group

In line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, three ecolodges are slated to open in Al Ahsa, KSA, between 2024 and 2026.

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ADNH invests over USD 272 million to develop a luxury resort at Al Marjan Island, RAK

ADNH invests over USD 272 million to develop a luxury resort at Al Marjan Island, RAK

Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH), a hotels, catering, tours and transportation operator, has acquired a prime plot on Al Marjan Island to develop an AED 1 billion luxury resort, with 1,000 rooms spread over 1 million square feet overlooking the Arabian Gulf.   

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Aleph Hospitality expands its footprint in the Middle East 

Aleph Hospitality expands its footprint in the Middle East 

Dubai-based independent hotel management company Aleph Hospitality is set to launch in Qatar and Saudi Arabia before the end of 2022. 

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Mayrig restaurant debuts in Egypt

Mayrig restaurant debuts in Egypt

A guardian of Armenian culinary heritage, Mayrig restaurant has been serving authentic Armenian cuisine in the heart of Beirut’s Gemmayze neighborhood for the best part of 19 years. Led by founder Aline Kamakian, the brand just launched its first branch in Egypt.

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Allo Beirut reveals its first-ever location in Abu Dhabi

Allo Beirut reveals its first-ever location in Abu Dhabi

Allo Beirut, inspired by Beirut’s street food culture, is set to open two locations in Abu Dhabi by the end of 2022, with the first branch slated for September.

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Spain in the spotlight

Spain in the spotlight

Spain’s hotel supply is characterized by mid- and upscale hotels. However, the number of higher-end hotels is increasing at a rapid pace, as HVS’ Maria Coll, senior associate, and Sophie Perret, senior director, explain.

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ENVI Lodges operates Mansour Al Sanooni Group’s ecolodges in Saudi Arabia

ENVI Lodges operates Mansour Al Sanooni Group’s ecolodges in Saudi Arabia

ENVI is expanding in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with 200 keys spread across different locations. The development pipeline includes a lodge near Riyadh, which is set to open by the end of 2023.

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Rotana expands its footprint in Qatar

Rotana expands its footprint in Qatar

Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region, with over 100 properties across the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Türkiye, is set to open two properties in Qatar: Bin Al Sheikh Residences by Rotana, in October 2022, and Riviera Rayhaan by Rotana, in November 2022.

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Glenmorangie uncorks premium Grand Vintage Malt 1998

Glenmorangie uncorks premium Grand Vintage Malt 1998

Glenmorangie, creators of Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskies since 1843, have uncorked their Grand Vintage Malt 1998. Bottled at 43 percent ABV, the premium malt has been aged in oak barrels for 23 years, giving it a spicy note and an amber glow.

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